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Low temperatures to limit work on two projects Low temperatures to limit work on two projects
Muscatine city offices closed Nov. 12 for Veterans Day Muscatine city offices closed Nov. 12 for Veterans Day
Lane restriction planned for on Mississippi Drive Nov. 7, 8 Lane restriction planned for on Mississippi Drive Nov. 7, 8
City slowly recovering from Ransomware attack City slowly recovering from Ransomware attack
Public meeting on possible historic district set for Nov. 7 Public meeting on possible historic district set for Nov. 7
Muscatine's Mobile A.T.E. returns to duty Muscatine's Mobile A.T.E. returns to duty
Lane restriction. on Mississippi Drive Nov. 1-2 Lane restriction. on Mississippi Drive Nov. 1-2
7th Street reopened from Iowa to Linn 7th Street reopened from Iowa to Linn
Two 7th Street intersections opened; Riverside Park open Two 7th Street intersections opened; Riverside Park open
Muscatine Dog Park opening ceremony set for Nov. 1 Muscatine Dog Park opening ceremony set for Nov. 1
Riverside Park to reopen Friday (Oct. 26) afternoon Riverside Park to reopen Friday (Oct. 26) afternoon
Part of Sycamore Street closed on Friday, October 26 Part of Sycamore Street closed on Friday, October 26
City Council approves purchase of IDOT maintenance facility City Council approves purchase of IDOT maintenance facility
City of Muscatine servers hit with Ransomware attack City of Muscatine servers hit with Ransomware attack
Positive General Fund balance keeps City prepared for uncertain future Positive General Fund balance keeps City prepared for uncertain future
Block of Iowa Avenue to be closed for special event Block of Iowa Avenue to be closed for special event
Flood water recede - Mississippi Drive reopened Flood water recede - Mississippi Drive reopened
Muscatine Dog Park set to open on November 1 Muscatine Dog Park set to open on November 1
Mississippi Drive closed Cedar to Mulberry as river rises Mississippi Drive closed Cedar to Mulberry as river rises
Riverside Park closed due to rising Mississippi, more closures Friday Riverside Park closed due to rising Mississippi, more closures Friday
Muscatine fall leaf pickup begins on Monday, Oct. 15 Muscatine fall leaf pickup begins on Monday, Oct. 15
Muscatine begins closing flood gates as river rises Muscatine begins closing flood gates as river rises
Public Safety Open House scheduled for Sunday (Oct. 7) Public Safety Open House scheduled for Sunday (Oct. 7)
Mississippi Drive to reopen late Friday afternoon Mississippi Drive to reopen late Friday afternoon
Opening Soon - The New Mississippi Drive Corridor Opening Soon - The New Mississippi Drive Corridor
October 5 earliest date to open but that could change
National test of emergency system postponed to Oct. 3 National test of emergency system postponed to Oct. 3
Main Street closed Friday (Sept. 21) to investigate water leak Main Street closed Friday (Sept. 21) to investigate water leak
Ribbon cutting ceremony delayed for Mississippi Drive Ribbon cutting ceremony delayed for Mississippi Drive
Mississippi Drive ribbon cutting set for September 20 Mississippi Drive ribbon cutting set for September 20
National test of emergency system set for September 20 National test of emergency system set for September 20
Wet weather slows down but does not stop projects Wet weather slows down but does not stop projects
Mississippi Drive closure extended through Sept. 10 Mississippi Drive closure extended through Sept. 10
Wet weather, flooding concerns continue in the area Wet weather, flooding concerns continue in the area
Mississippi Drive closed Pine to Broadway Sept. 6-7 Mississippi Drive closed Pine to Broadway Sept. 6-7
2018 Alley Asphalt Overlay Project begins August 30 2018 Alley Asphalt Overlay Project begins August 30
Musser Street closed to through traffic Aug. 27-31 Musser Street closed to through traffic Aug. 27-31
Muscatine police to host self defense program Muscatine police to host self defense program
2018 Asphalt Alley Program set to begin on Monday 2018 Asphalt Alley Program set to begin on Monday
Up to nine sections of alleys in Muscatine will be repaved with an asphalt overlay as part of the City of Muscatine Roadway Maintenance Division program.
Speed limit changes made on Mississippi Drive, Houser Street Speed limit changes made on Mississippi Drive, Houser Street
The City of Muscatine implemented changes to the speed limits on two Muscatine streets after the changes were approved by the Muscatine City Council on Aug. 16.
Lane closure on Locust Street August 20-24 Lane closure on Locust Street August 20-24
Monumental moment for Mississippi Drive on Thursday Monumental moment for Mississippi Drive on Thursday
Refuse, recycling schedule released for Labor Day 2018 Refuse, recycling schedule released for Labor Day 2018
Slow but steady progress in construction projects Slow but steady progress in construction projects
Muscatine trails project nominated for All-Star award Muscatine trails project nominated for All-Star award
Who do you call when railroad crossing is blocked Who do you call when railroad crossing is blocked
Additional research to begin on Fair Oaks neighborhood Additional research to begin on Fair Oaks neighborhood
Mississippi Drive closed Iowa to Chestnut Aug. 6-8 Mississippi Drive closed Iowa to Chestnut Aug. 6-8
7th Street intersections, Mississippi Drive closures announced 7th Street intersections, Mississippi Drive closures announced
GMCCI preparing to conduct Laborshed study of Muscatine workforce GMCCI preparing to conduct Laborshed study of Muscatine workforce
Mississippi Drive Reconstruction heading into home stretch Mississippi Drive Reconstruction heading into home stretch
Giving back to your hometown Giving back to your hometown
Full depth patching project begins in Mucatine Full depth patching project begins in Mucatine
K9 Unit demonstration set for August 2 at Musser Library K9 Unit demonstration set for August 2 at Musser Library
Recent rains do not delay Muscatine construction projects Recent rains do not delay Muscatine construction projects
College Search Kickoff returns to Muscatine July 26-29 College Search Kickoff returns to Muscatine July 26-29
Muscatine police to present live video on hiring process Muscatine police to present live video on hiring process
Public meeting on Grandview Avenue set for July 19 Public meeting on Grandview Avenue set for July 19
Three streets to be affected by construction this week Three streets to be affected by construction this week
Mulberry Avenue closed between 8th and 11th today (July 10) Mulberry Avenue closed between 8th and 11th today (July 10)
Lane restriction on Mulberry Avenue this week Lane restriction on Mulberry Avenue this week
Sycamore & 7th intersection closed for reconstruction Sycamore & 7th intersection closed for reconstruction
Surplus items from old library go on the auction block Surplus items from old library go on the auction block
Oak Street intersection closure moved back one week Oak Street intersection closure moved back one week
Rolling down the hill - Soapbox Derby time in Muscatine Rolling down the hill - Soapbox Derby time in Muscatine
No trash, recycling collection on Wednesday, July 4 No trash, recycling collection on Wednesday, July 4
Days getting hotter but work continues on city projects Days getting hotter but work continues on city projects
City changing parking direction on section of Linn Street City changing parking direction on section of Linn Street
Saturday's Grand Celebration for library moved indoors Saturday's Grand Celebration for library moved indoors
What to do when the outdoor warning siren sounds What to do when the outdoor warning siren sounds
Additional parking for sports complex moving ahead Additional parking for sports complex moving ahead
Private and public commitments spur development of Houser Street parking area.
WPCP Director receives WEF award for leadership WPCP Director receives WEF award for leadership
Legal discharge of fireworks limited in Muscatine Legal discharge of fireworks limited in Muscatine
Musser Street road closure extended into next week Musser Street road closure extended into next week
Rescheduled Health & Safety Day is June 16 in Muscatine Rescheduled Health & Safety Day is June 16 in Muscatine
BACK ONLINE: University Drive camera resumes operation June 18 BACK ONLINE: University Drive camera resumes operation June 18
Major pours completed on Mississippi Drive Monday Major pours completed on Mississippi Drive Monday
Lane restriction on Houser Street this week Lane restriction on Houser Street this week
ATE Mobile Vehicle to be deployed June 12 for data collection ATE Mobile Vehicle to be deployed June 12 for data collection
Road, sewer work making progress one pour at a time Road, sewer work making progress one pour at a time
East 2nd Street closure extends toward Family Dollar East 2nd Street closure extends toward Family Dollar
ATE Mobile Vehicle to be deployed Friday for data collection ATE Mobile Vehicle to be deployed Friday for data collection
Updated street closure plan for Updated street closure plan for "Second Saturday"
Sharing the love - pink firetruck in Muscatine Saturday Sharing the love - pink firetruck in Muscatine Saturday
Despite rain, work moves forward on construction projects Despite rain, work moves forward on construction projects
100 block of Linn Street to be closed for six weeks 100 block of Linn Street to be closed for six weeks
Oak Street restricted to one lane briefly on Saturday, June 2 Oak Street restricted to one lane briefly on Saturday, June 2
Discharge of consumer fireworks permitted July 3-4 only Discharge of consumer fireworks permitted July 3-4 only
CO Detectors required in homes starting July 1, 2018 CO Detectors required in homes starting July 1, 2018
Battalion Chief Abbott retiring from Muscatine Fire Department Battalion Chief Abbott retiring from Muscatine Fire Department
Intersection at Chestnut and 7th closes May 30 Intersection at Chestnut and 7th closes May 30
It is pouring on Mississippi Drive but not from the sky It is pouring on Mississippi Drive but not from the sky
City of Muscatine offices closed on Monday, May 28 City of Muscatine offices closed on Monday, May 28
Applications sought for opening on CVB Board Applications sought for opening on CVB Board
Iowa Avenue -7th Street intersection closes May 21 Iowa Avenue -7th Street intersection closes May 21
Lane restriction on East 5th Street starts May 21 Lane restriction on East 5th Street starts May 21
7-Year-Old receives Meritorious Civilian Award 7-Year-Old receives Meritorious Civilian Award
MUSCABus offering free rides to students this summer MUSCABus offering free rides to students this summer
Pot Holes Beware! Hot mix is ready Pot Holes Beware! Hot mix is ready
Pollinator Park open for pollinators and the public Pollinator Park open for pollinators and the public
Preservation Hall Jazz Band highlights Stanley Day 2018 Preservation Hall Jazz Band highlights Stanley Day 2018
Musser Library closing Saturday for move to new location Musser Library closing Saturday for move to new location
Refuse, recycling schedule for Memorial Day announced Refuse, recycling schedule for Memorial Day announced
Muscatine County EMS to host Health & Safety Day 2018 Muscatine County EMS to host Health & Safety Day 2018
Day Street intersection reopens to traffic Day Street intersection reopens to traffic
WPCP Environmental Lab offers testing services WPCP Environmental Lab offers testing services
Power turned off to most of Riverside Park Power turned off to most of Riverside Park
Sycamore-7th Street intersection to close May 8 Sycamore-7th Street intersection to close May 8
Just being a good neighbor Just being a good neighbor
Construction Update: Work continues despite weather Construction Update: Work continues despite weather
Caution urged as Mississippi River flood warning continues Caution urged as Mississippi River flood warning continues
Spring Cleanup effort continues Spring Cleanup effort continues
All Hands On Deck! Crews continue spring cleanup effort All Hands On Deck! Crews continue spring cleanup effort
Sewer separation work begins Monday (Apr. 30) on 7th Street Sewer separation work begins Monday (Apr. 30) on 7th Street
Good News! No leak in newly installed sewer line Good News! No leak in newly installed sewer line
Leak temporarily forces shutdown of Papoose Creek lift station Leak temporarily forces shutdown of Papoose Creek lift station
SBFL Recipient: From smoothies & juices to vegetarian cuisine SBFL Recipient: From smoothies & juices to vegetarian cuisine
Two Muscatine tracts nominated as Opportunity Zones Two Muscatine tracts nominated as Opportunity Zones
As the weather turns ... it is time for Spring Cleanup Week As the weather turns ... it is time for Spring Cleanup Week
West Hill Phase 4 work begins on April 23 West Hill Phase 4 work begins on April 23
No parking in 800 block of West 4th April 19-26 No parking in 800 block of West 4th April 19-26
Final week for Spring Leaf Pickup program Final week for Spring Leaf Pickup program
No Parking in 100 block of East 8th Street this week No Parking in 100 block of East 8th Street this week
Closure of Mississippi Drive for two weeks begins Monday Closure of Mississippi Drive for two weeks begins Monday
City to meet with residents on reopening Whicher Street City to meet with residents on reopening Whicher Street
Expect delays at Mulberry-2nd Street intersection Friday Expect delays at Mulberry-2nd Street intersection Friday
West Hill Phase 4 Public Information meeting April 12 West Hill Phase 4 Public Information meeting April 12
Moody's assigns Aa2 bond rating to Muscatine Moody's assigns Aa2 bond rating to Muscatine
Spring Leaf Pickup scheduled April 9-20 Spring Leaf Pickup scheduled April 9-20
City pauses to honor long time employees City pauses to honor long time employees
Reconstruction of 2nd Street begins on Monday (Apr. 9) Reconstruction of 2nd Street begins on Monday (Apr. 9)
City receives 24th consecutive award for financial reporting City receives 24th consecutive award for financial reporting
Outdoor weather siren to be tested at 10 a.m. March 28 Outdoor weather siren to be tested at 10 a.m. March 28
Governor sets Severe Weather Awareness Week March 26-30 Governor sets Severe Weather Awareness Week March 26-30
Art Center cancels portrait painting event Art Center cancels portrait painting event
Mayor's Youth Job Fair set for April 25 at MHS Mayor's Youth Job Fair set for April 25 at MHS
Presentation on Mississippi Drive Project set for Thursday Presentation on Mississippi Drive Project set for Thursday
Mississippi Drive to be closed for two weeks in April Mississippi Drive to be closed for two weeks in April
Swift Water Rescue Boat finds home with MFD Swift Water Rescue Boat finds home with MFD
Muscatine Spring Cleanup Week set for April 23-27 Muscatine Spring Cleanup Week set for April 23-27
Spring Leaf Pickup scheduled for April 9-20 Spring Leaf Pickup scheduled for April 9-20
Lane closure this week on Mississippi Drive Lane closure this week on Mississippi Drive
Budget approved, city tax rate remains unchanged Budget approved, city tax rate remains unchanged
Lane closure Monday (Mar. 5) on Mississippi Drive Lane closure Monday (Mar. 5) on Mississippi Drive
Compost site reopens on March 17 Compost site reopens on March 17
Time to review open burning regulations Time to review open burning regulations
Lane restrictions begin March 1 on Grandview Avenue Lane restrictions begin March 1 on Grandview Avenue
Potholes! Potholes! Potholes! Potholes! Potholes! Potholes!
What are combined sewer systems & overflows What are combined sewer systems & overflows
2nd Street closed Monday to 2nd Street closed Monday to "exercise" flood gate
Train horn is silenced through downtown Muscatine Train horn is silenced through downtown Muscatine
Bidwell to be closed on Thursday, Feb. 22, for valve repair Bidwell to be closed on Thursday, Feb. 22, for valve repair
LOST - Improving our environment one sewer at a time LOST - Improving our environment one sewer at a time
Bidwell to be closed at U.S. 61 intersection next week Bidwell to be closed at U.S. 61 intersection next week
And the signal lights came on! And the signal lights came on!
Improving our streets with L.O.S.T. Improving our streets with L.O.S.T.
Lane closure scheduled on Mississippi Driver Feb. 14-16 Lane closure scheduled on Mississippi Driver Feb. 14-16
Overflow into Mississippi River ends as force main repaired Overflow into Mississippi River ends as force main repaired
Residents reminded not to push snow into streets Residents reminded not to push snow into streets
Excessive speed is the critical problem Excessive speed is the critical problem
City of Muscatine closed for President's Day City of Muscatine closed for President's Day
Snow emergency declared for Saturday and Sunday Snow emergency declared for Saturday and Sunday
Grandview Avenue Revitalization Open House February 8 Grandview Avenue Revitalization Open House February 8
No snow emergency yet but caution is advised No snow emergency yet but caution is advised
Contrary Brewing receives SBFL from City of Muscatine Contrary Brewing receives SBFL from City of Muscatine
East 5th parking change begins February 5 East 5th parking change begins February 5
Bidwell lane closure ends, MPW continues work on Mississippi Drive Bidwell lane closure ends, MPW continues work on Mississippi Drive
Mississippi Drive will remain a truck route Mississippi Drive will remain a truck route
Bidwell lane closure set for Wednesday, Jan. 24 Bidwell lane closure set for Wednesday, Jan. 24
LOSST funding renewal sought for two projects LOSST funding renewal sought for two projects
City of Muscatine presented Best Development Award City of Muscatine presented Best Development Award
Pull off to the right and stop Pull off to the right and stop
City crews put in long day to salt city streets City crews put in long day to salt city streets
Zhejiang Symphony Orchestra to perform in Muscatine Zhejiang Symphony Orchestra to perform in Muscatine
City Council meeting cancelled for tonight City Council meeting cancelled for tonight
Is it all about public safety or politics? Is it all about public safety or politics?
U.S. 61-University Drive traffic light offline briefly Monday U.S. 61-University Drive traffic light offline briefly Monday
Speeding through the intersection Speeding through the intersection
Snow Emergency Declared Snow Emergency Declared
No parking at Musser Public Library/HNI Community Center No parking at Musser Public Library/HNI Community Center
Christmas tree recycling offered by City of Muscatine Christmas tree recycling offered by City of Muscatine
Three are honored at Council farewell reception Three are honored at Council farewell reception
Sandstone steps added to No. 1 Alley catch basin Sandstone steps added to No. 1 Alley catch basin
Iowa Avenue railroad crossing opens; Cedar Street crossing closed Iowa Avenue railroad crossing opens; Cedar Street crossing closed
Eastbound Mississippi Drive reopened to local traffic Eastbound Mississippi Drive reopened to local traffic
Eastbound Mississippi Drive to be closed two days Eastbound Mississippi Drive to be closed two days
Public meeting on West Side Trail set for December 20 Public meeting on West Side Trail set for December 20
City of Muscatine announces Christmas, New Year schedule City of Muscatine announces Christmas, New Year schedule
Part of Leroy Street to be closed on December 22 Part of Leroy Street to be closed on December 22
Muscatine Compost Site closing for season December 17 Muscatine Compost Site closing for season December 17
City of Muscatine receives clean audit report City of Muscatine receives clean audit report
Mississippi Drive partially reopened to local traffic Mississippi Drive partially reopened to local traffic
Back-in angle parking ready for Mississippi Drive Back-in angle parking ready for Mississippi Drive
Must have acre or more to burn landscape waste in Muscatine Must have acre or more to burn landscape waste in Muscatine
Final round of leaf collection is underway Final round of leaf collection is underway
Fund Raising Success ... Pearls of Progress project fully funded Fund Raising Success ... Pearls of Progress project fully funded
Muscatine had good year with outside funding sources Muscatine had good year with outside funding sources
December 8 target date to reopen Mississippi Drive December 8 target date to reopen Mississippi Drive
Canadian Pacific begins work at Iowa Avenue crossing Canadian Pacific begins work at Iowa Avenue crossing
City offices to be closed Thursday-Friday (Nov. 23-24) City offices to be closed Thursday-Friday (Nov. 23-24)
City, DNR concur on plan to fix sewer leak, end bypass City, DNR concur on plan to fix sewer leak, end bypass
Muscatine projects have plenty to be thankful for Muscatine projects have plenty to be thankful for
Pearls of Progress fund raising effort closing in on goal Pearls of Progress fund raising effort closing in on goal
City offices to be closed on Friday, Nov. 10 City offices to be closed on Friday, Nov. 10
Work continues to repair suspected sewer line leak Work continues to repair suspected sewer line leak
Parking changes to be implemented starting Nov., 6 Parking changes to be implemented starting Nov., 6
Still pumping out water while looking for sewer leak Still pumping out water while looking for sewer leak
Construction continues despite change in the weather Construction continues despite change in the weather
Muscatine's future discussed by panel Wednesday night Muscatine's future discussed by panel Wednesday night
Sewer leak resulting in overflow into Mississippi River Sewer leak resulting in overflow into Mississippi River
West 2nd Street lane reduction begins Wednesday, Nov. 1 West 2nd Street lane reduction begins Wednesday, Nov. 1
Intersection closed for sewer line repair Intersection closed for sewer line repair
Holiday schedule for Trash/Refuse pickup are set Holiday schedule for Trash/Refuse pickup are set
Small leak in sewer line to be repaired Small leak in sewer line to be repaired
Walnut Street closed for valve repair Walnut Street closed for valve repair
City of Muscatine response to District Court ruling City of Muscatine response to District Court ruling
Feels like winter as work continues on three projects Feels like winter as work continues on three projects
Ribbon cutting opens Kent Stein to Deep Lakes trail Ribbon cutting opens Kent Stein to Deep Lakes trail
City seeks clarification from WQAD on recent report City seeks clarification from WQAD on recent report
Ribbon cutting to mark opening of City's newest trail Ribbon cutting to mark opening of City's newest trail
Expect long traffic delays at Hwy 61/38 intersection Expect long traffic delays at Hwy 61/38 intersection
Intersection, alley are closed due to construction work Intersection, alley are closed due to construction work
Concrete pouring continues - construction update 10/13/17 Concrete pouring continues - construction update 10/13/17
Pearls of Progress Project CAT grant is approved Pearls of Progress Project CAT grant is approved
City of Muscatine receives GFOA Budget Award City of Muscatine receives GFOA Budget Award
Prairie seed collectors are needed Prairie seed collectors are needed
Ribbon Cutting to open Kent Stein to Deep Lakes Park trail Ribbon Cutting to open Kent Stein to Deep Lakes Park trail
Mississippi Drive-Broadway intersection to be closed Mississippi Drive-Broadway intersection to be closed
Three major projects head toward completion in Muscatine Three major projects head toward completion in Muscatine
Live streaming of Council sessions available through YouTube Live streaming of Council sessions available through YouTube
Muscatine Fire, Police invite citizens to open house Sunday Muscatine Fire, Police invite citizens to open house Sunday
2017 Leaf Pickup schedule is released 2017 Leaf Pickup schedule is released
Iowa Avenue railroad crossing gets new pavement, remains closed Iowa Avenue railroad crossing gets new pavement, remains closed
Detours set for Isett, Cypress closures this week Detours set for Isett, Cypress closures this week
Expect detours for Isett and Cypress next week Expect detours for Isett and Cypress next week
Surplus City items up on the auction block Surplus City items up on the auction block
Fire Department teams up with Red Cross on Day of Caring Fire Department teams up with Red Cross on Day of Caring
Cleveland Street first phase complete, second phase begins Cleveland Street first phase complete, second phase begins
Fund raising begins for Pearls of Progress Project Fund raising begins for Pearls of Progress Project
Construction Update: Asphalt overlay project is underway Construction Update: Asphalt overlay project is underway
Opportunity exists for additional Muscatine housing Opportunity exists for additional Muscatine housing
33rd Street South closed on Friday, September 15, 2017 33rd Street South closed on Friday, September 15, 2017
Housing Demand Study results to be presented Sept. 14 Housing Demand Study results to be presented Sept. 14
West Hill sewer project moves to East 5th Street West Hill sewer project moves to East 5th Street
Muscatine streets to receive asphalt overlays Muscatine streets to receive asphalt overlays
Mississippi Drive closed at Cedar Street Mississippi Drive closed at Cedar Street
Linn Street closed at Mississippi Drive intersection Linn Street closed at Mississippi Drive intersection
Sewer replacement work around 4th Street Park wrapping up Sewer replacement work around 4th Street Park wrapping up
Airport runway reconstruction project receives another award Airport runway reconstruction project receives another award
City offices closed Monday, Sept. 4; no refuse, recycling pickup City offices closed Monday, Sept. 4; no refuse, recycling pickup
Construction Update: Projects making good progress Construction Update: Projects making good progress
Mississippi Drive second phase ready to begin; businesses open Mississippi Drive second phase ready to begin; businesses open
Hard close established on Pine Street at Mississippi Drive Hard close established on Pine Street at Mississippi Drive
Housing Demand Study results to be presented Sept. 14 Housing Demand Study results to be presented Sept. 14
Council receives positive update on Mississippi Drive Council receives positive update on Mississippi Drive
Musser Library morphing into new kind of library Musser Library morphing into new kind of library
City bow hunting qualification shoot is scheduled City bow hunting qualification shoot is scheduled
Construction Update: Cleveland Street project begins Construction Update: Cleveland Street project begins
Docks rebuilt, dredging begins in boat harbor Docks rebuilt, dredging begins in boat harbor
Council accepts Audit Committee response to re-audit report Council accepts Audit Committee response to re-audit report
Fortenbacher named Transit Supervisor Fortenbacher named Transit Supervisor
West Hill sewer project wrapping up in 4th Street park area West Hill sewer project wrapping up in 4th Street park area
Training pays off in confined space rescue on July 27 Training pays off in confined space rescue on July 27
Arrest made in early Friday morning shooting incident Arrest made in early Friday morning shooting incident
Arrest made in Thursday night shooting incident Arrest made in Thursday night shooting incident
Investigation continues into shots fired in Muscatine Investigation continues into shots fired in Muscatine
Burlington artist to be featured in Art Center exhibit Burlington artist to be featured in Art Center exhibit
33rd Street South closed on Monday, July 31, 2017 33rd Street South closed on Monday, July 31, 2017
No major issues found in year long re-audit of city finances No major issues found in year long re-audit of city finances
Cleveland Street reconstruction project set to begin Cleveland Street reconstruction project set to begin
The Cleveland Street Construction Project will begin as early as Monday, July 31, 2017, according to City Engineer Jim Edgmond.
Local artist to be featured at Muscatine Art Center Local artist to be featured at Muscatine Art Center
The Muscatine Art Center will open the exhibition “Carol Steinmetz: An Artist’s Spectrum” on August 5, 2017.
Rising river hampers some work on Mississippi Drive Rising river hampers some work on Mississippi Drive
Construction work on the Mississippi Drive Reconstruction Project continued Monday despite the rising water level of the Mississippi River.
Gonzalez receives Small Business Loan for new cafe Gonzalez receives Small Business Loan for new cafe
Muscatine seeks Marine Highway Project designation for port Muscatine seeks Marine Highway Project designation for port
The City of Muscatine is moving forward with plans to develop an intermodal container port on the Mississippi River that will provide local and regional shippers with greater access to global markets along with reducing the costs of transportation and enhancing economic development for the region.
Walking Club surpasses 25,000 mile challenge Walking Club surpasses 25,000 mile challenge
Christmas in July scheduled at Aquatic Center Christmas in July scheduled at Aquatic Center
New transparency tool unveiled by City of Muscatine New transparency tool unveiled by City of Muscatine
Parks & Recreation Sport Starter class to begin in September Parks & Recreation Sport Starter class to begin in September
Returning this fall in Parks & Recreation - Little Muskie Football Returning this fall in Parks & Recreation - Little Muskie Football
Registration underway for Parks & Recreation Flag Football Registration underway for Parks & Recreation Flag Football
Milling work scheduled for East 5th Street on July 13 Milling work scheduled for East 5th Street on July 13
Active shooter training held at Muscatine High School Active shooter training held at Muscatine High School
Alliant Energy replacing some gas meters in Muscatine Alliant Energy replacing some gas meters in Muscatine
Musser Public Library to host Carnival July 14 Musser Public Library to host Carnival July 14
Musser Public Library is bouncing back from the storm that caused the library’s closure for a week by opening their doors to the community with a free “Bouncing Back” carnival.
UV disinfectant system back online UV disinfectant system back online
The City of Muscatine Water Pollution Control Plant (WPCP) has completed repairs to the gate that regulates the flow of treated wastewater into the Ultra Violet (UV) Disinfection System.
Treated water still safe without UV disinfection Treated water still safe without UV disinfection
It is important to note that the water, even before running through the UV system, is at acceptable levels for discharge into the Mississippi River.
Public Notice - Discharge of non-disinfected, treated wastewater Public Notice - Discharge of non-disinfected, treated wastewater
The City of Muscatine Water Pollution Control Plant (WPCP) is discharging non-disinfected treated wastewater to the Mississippi River due to the breakdown of the UV-Disinfection system.
Railroad crossing work on Dick Drake Way is completed Railroad crossing work on Dick Drake Way is completed
The Canadian Pacific Railroad (CPRR) has informed the City of Muscatine that they have reopened Dick Drake Way Monday, July 3, 2017.
When two became one, a transformer at Public Works When two became one, a transformer at Public Works
City offices closed Tuesday; have a safe 4th of July City offices closed Tuesday; have a safe 4th of July
Despite wet weather, Mississippi Drive project presses on Despite wet weather, Mississippi Drive project presses on
Legal consumer firework usage runs July 1 through July 8 Legal consumer firework usage runs July 1 through July 8
Refuse, recycling schedule for Fourth of July week Refuse, recycling schedule for Fourth of July week
Intensifying storm outruns lines of communication Saturday Intensifying storm outruns lines of communication Saturday
Extended hours for Compost Site to receive storm debris Extended hours for Compost Site to receive storm debris
Muscatine cleaning up from Saturday's storm damage Muscatine cleaning up from Saturday's storm damage
Dick Drake Way railroad crossing to be close June 26 Dick Drake Way railroad crossing to be close June 26
Expect family fun at Art Center Ice Cream Social June 25 Expect family fun at Art Center Ice Cream Social June 25
Stay reinstates Broderson Stay reinstates Broderson
MUSCOM phone upgrade planned Tuesday (June 13) morning MUSCOM phone upgrade planned Tuesday (June 13) morning
#4 Alley closed by MPW contractor #4 Alley closed by MPW contractor
Controlled burn of debris at Transfer Station set for June 11 Controlled burn of debris at Transfer Station set for June 11
Port of Muscatine study to be presented to City Council June 8 Port of Muscatine study to be presented to City Council June 8
West Hill Sewer project moving to West 4th Street Park area West Hill Sewer project moving to West 4th Street Park area
Public meeting June 7 on new trail construction Public meeting June 7 on new trail construction
Residents reminded to use caution along Mississippi River Residents reminded to use caution along Mississippi River
Firework use, sale amendments to City Code are adopted Firework use, sale amendments to City Code are adopted
Construction Update: Hard close moved on Mississippi Drive Construction Update: Hard close moved on Mississippi Drive
Muscatine Art Center joins Blue Star Museum network Muscatine Art Center joins Blue Star Museum network
Muscatine fire fighter, critical care paramedic sees value in changing times Muscatine fire fighter, critical care paramedic sees value in changing times
One of five A.T.E. locations offline as court case proceeds One of five A.T.E. locations offline as court case proceeds
Curbside Recycling Pickup Delayed Curbside Recycling Pickup Delayed
PZ Commission Special Meeting on Fireworks on May 25 PZ Commission Special Meeting on Fireworks on May 25
Housing Demand Study needs community input Housing Demand Study needs community input
Musser-McColm home public reopening is June 1 Musser-McColm home public reopening is June 1
Pollinators Welcomed In Muscatine Pollinators Welcomed In Muscatine
Riverside Park update well received; input still being sought Riverside Park update well received; input still being sought
Discussion of new fireworks law is planned Discussion of new fireworks law is planned
City to discuss options with City Council on May 18. Potential firework sellers need to file Conditional Use Permit with Zoning Board of Adjustment by May 23.
Holiday schedule released for refuse, recycling collections Holiday schedule released for refuse, recycling collections
Memorial Day, Independence Day collection schedule is released
Updated design to be featured at Riverside Park meeting Updated design to be featured at Riverside Park meeting
Mississippi Drive Construction detour map on City website Mississippi Drive Construction detour map on City website
Construction project updates, maps, information available on City website
Final day for Spring Clean Up Saturday (May 6) Final day for Spring Clean Up Saturday (May 6)
Seek members for Housing focus groups Seek members for Housing focus groups
Musser McColm property listed on National Register of Historic Places Musser McColm property listed on National Register of Historic Places
Clean Up Week Extended Clean Up Week Extended
Muscatine Airport hosts, services number of jets Muscatine Airport hosts, services number of jets
Public meeting May 2 for Mississippi Drive project Public meeting May 2 for Mississippi Drive project
Muscatine residents asked to complete survey Muscatine residents asked to complete survey
Loebsack hears of Muscatine's success and concerns Loebsack hears of Muscatine's success and concerns
Muscatine seeks to turn food waste into vehicle fuel Muscatine seeks to turn food waste into vehicle fuel
Stabilizers purchased through Cargill Ag donation Stabilizers purchased through Cargill Ag donation
Timmsen completes NFA Managing Officer Program Timmsen completes NFA Managing Officer Program
Muscatine Laboratory certified for drinking water analysis Muscatine Laboratory certified for drinking water analysis
Public meeting scheduled for Riverside Park Public meeting scheduled for Riverside Park
New Firefighters Are Inspired While Learning On The Job New Firefighters Are Inspired While Learning On The Job
Golf professional hired for Municipal Course Golf professional hired for Municipal Course
Golf Professional hired Golf Professional hired
2017 Spring Clean Up Week Is Set 2017 Spring Clean Up Week Is Set
Muscatine Earns Recognition During Second Annual National Blue Zones Project Summit Muscatine Earns Recognition During Second Annual National Blue Zones Project Summit
City of Muscatine Receives 32nd Consecutive GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award City of Muscatine Receives 32nd Consecutive GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award
Phase 2 Delivery of Refuse Collection Containers to begin June 6 Phase 2 Delivery of Refuse Collection Containers to begin June 6
City Receives 22nd Consecutive Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting City Receives 22nd Consecutive Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting
City Awarded LIFTS Grant City Awarded LIFTS Grant
City of Muscatine on Path to Being Awarded LIFTS Grant City of Muscatine on Path to Being Awarded LIFTS Grant
City Congratulates China Windows Group on Receiving National Integrity Award City Congratulates China Windows Group on Receiving National Integrity Award
City Thanks Lange for Donation of Holiday Decorations City Thanks Lange for Donation of Holiday Decorations
Muscatine Receives 31st Consecutive GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award Muscatine Receives 31st Consecutive GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award
Free Home Ownership Class to Offer $1,000 in Down Payment Assistance Free Home Ownership Class to Offer $1,000 in Down Payment Assistance
Muscatine to Celebrate City Week Oct. 12-16 Muscatine to Celebrate City Week Oct. 12-16
City and Three Local Banks in Running for Strong Communities Award City and Three Local Banks in Running for Strong Communities Award
Muscatine Launches Small Business Forgivable Loan Program Muscatine Launches Small Business Forgivable Loan Program
Bank Loan Program Bank Loan Program
2014 GFOA Distinguished Budget Award 2014 GFOA Distinguished Budget Award
City of Muscatine Named Blue Zones Community City of Muscatine Named Blue Zones Community
Use of Bottom Ash During Snow Removal Use of Bottom Ash During Snow Removal
City of Muscatine Recognized for Complete Streets Policy City of Muscatine Recognized for Complete Streets Policy
GFOA Distinguished Budget Award GFOA Distinguished Budget Award